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A big mistake

Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate. “Are you the king … Continue reading

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We are all one family

Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for … Continue reading

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Is it fair?

Peter came to Jesus. “Lord,” he asked, “how many times should I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” “Not seven times,” said Jesus, “but seventy-seven times. “Listen! The kingdom of heaven is like a … Continue reading

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They made a big mistake

They brought Jesus a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute, and he healed him, so that he could both talk and see. All the people were astonished and said, “Could this be the Son of David?” But when the … Continue reading

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They are innocent

At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing … Continue reading

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Guiding principles

Jesus said to them: “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a … Continue reading

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This needs explaining

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge … Continue reading

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A miscarriage of justice

At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the teachers of the law, met together, and Jesus was led before them. “If you are the Messiah,” they said, “tell us.” Jesus answered, “If … Continue reading

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Looking for answers

Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was … Continue reading

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Now he is comforted

Jesus told his disciples: “There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. So he called him in and asked him, ‘What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your management, because you … Continue reading

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